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Diving the USS Spiegel Grove

Updated on December 21, 2011

For many avid scuba divers, a chance to dive on an historic ship wreck is an awesome opportunity. Off the coast of Florida are many different ship wrecks. Some of these wrecks will date back hundreds of years. Undoubtedly, the older ones may not have much wreckage, or relief, showing. However, to much the delight of diving enthusiasts, their are many places to explore the underwater environment.

Awesome dive spot off of Key Largo Florida. Just 6 miles off Key Largo near Dixie Shoals and the Marine Sanctuary, lies the Spiegel Grove wreck.

GPS coordinates:

25 04.003 N
80 18.656 W

Dive the Spiegel Grove Key Largo

The USS Spiegel Grove, off Key Largo

Spiegel Grove Key Largo Dive

The Speigel Grove ship is enormous and larger than any natural reef structure in the Keys. In fact, at the time of its sinking, the Spiegle Grove was the largest ship ever intentionally sunk to create an artificial reef for divers, and it is still one of the largest ships or vessels ever scuttled ( sank ) for that purpose.

Dive on the Spiegel Grove (Janurary 6, 2007)

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